Skip to main content

About your Search

Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)
Nov 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
the u.s. economy starts to sputter back to life, millions of americans remain unemployed and they're suffering. many find themselves falling out of the middle class and falling into poverty. there are more people living in the suburbs than in cities and we have been following three families as they confronted poverty. they face losing their homes and their future, yet never losing themselves. diane is the kind of do it all mom you often meet in the affluent suburbs of boulder, colorado. >> we're going to get some groceries. pasta, rice. cereal. a gallon of milk possibly and eggs. >> she's an ambitious human resource executive with a master's degree, a husband, three kids. and a comfortable home. so what is diane doing here? >> you're entitled to the government commodity today. can you use rice krispies? >> yeah. >> and a food pantry. >> i never thought we'd be in this predicament so many unknowns. >> they didn't see it coming. three years ago when they moved from michigan to the boulder suburbs. >> i felt that it was going to mecca. because the economy was apparently better over here
Nov 12, 2012 3:05am EST
fixing the financial house of the u.s. federal government, it is in disarray, not just the fiscal cliff but $16 trillion in ious out in the world. in a couple of months, in february or march, they are going to have to renegotiate borrowing authority for another trillion or two dollars and if the president can fix and put us on some sort of path of restoration for the economy, that is a pay juv for everyone in the community you not just his base. he has got to think much more broadly, the job of the president is to find the next same of good for a real majority and escapable of doing. >> let's look back at the republican party. how did they become a coalition of special interest forces? they really do look like the democratic party of the '70s and '80s where they seem to the leaders in washington can't control the special interest groups. and this is what ppened to the democrats, labor, all of these special interest groups that were -- the folks in washington knew what the right way was to try to whip national elections, they couldn't quite do it because they were -- basically, the
Nov 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
preservatives, they never go bad, these are the things the u.s. military runs on when it has no -- >> that's what keeps them going. >> reporter: that's what keeps them going when they have nothing. betsy is getting by. candles and buckets of water in the bathroom, but in the bedroom, she worries about a cold and scary night ahead. the sun is going down now. what is it like here at night when you're in this room -- >> it gets quiet. >> reporter: no power. >> it gets quiet. no one comes out. you don't hear anything. it is really quiet. very quiet, actually. everyone -- >> reporter: creepy? >> yeah. >> reporter: at least betsy has a place to live. 20 blocks up town, just a few steps from the tinsel of broadway's theaters, may be the most desperate of new yorkers. we're from nbc news. can we film inside? >> no, you guys can't. >> reporter: whose permission would we need to -- >> no, you can't. you can't get in. >> reporter: the school was turned into a shelter for hurricane victims, but was quickly inundated by the homeless. charity had been living on the streets with her triplets u
Nov 12, 2012 2:00am PST
u.s. consulate in benghazi. we'll get reaction this morning from capitol hill and the very latest reporting on this developing story from our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell, who broke the story friday afternoon. also the president and republicans get set to negotiate new taxes and spending cuts. is a breakthrough possible? >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. we've debated over and over again. and on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans but as americans. now, we want you to lead. >> where does it all go from sneer we'll ask democratic senator from new york chuck schumer and republican senator from oklahoma tom coburn. also we check in with cnbc's jim cramer, hear about the economic stakes should washington fail to avert fiscal disaster by the end of the year. plus, what is the future of the gop after a stinging defeat for romney and the republicans? and how will president obama govern in a second term? we'll ta
Nov 16, 2012 10:00pm PST
easily with dress formal from u.s. central command. and no one seemed to everyone joy that mix more than jill kelley and her twin sister. >> they invited people to parties, invited petraeus over. they wanted to be seen, and they worked hard at it. >> reporter: it was jill kelley who inadvertently exposed the affair between petraeus and broadwell when she asked the fbi to investigate those anonymous e-mails she was getting. but that inquiry also brought to light an he felt mail connection between kelley and general john allen, whose appointment to nato is now on hold while government investigators take a look at their relationship. a lot of people in town were already looking at jill kelley's lavish parties. tampa bay party planner, ken walters. >> jill kelley and her lovely sister, they are lovely, lovely ladies. they're not shrinking violets, though. they indeed do speak their mind. >> some people commented on their dress, not always appropriate. or their casualness approaching top military leaders and hugging them and kissing them on the cheek maybe wasn't always appreciated by ev
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)